Looking for Juan Antonio Ruiz born 1824. Mexico, died 1899 Texas.

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Juan Antonio Ruiz married Jorja (Gorga, Jiorca, Geoge) Flores in Bexar, Texas, lived in Atascosa, County, Texas in 1880. They have 4 children:

Evaristo, Refugio, Francisco, Melchora, and Ambrosio Moreno in their household.
WikiTree profile: Juan Antonio Ruiz
in Genealogy Help by Robert Casillas G2G Rookie (190 points)

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Marriage record:

"Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K61K-DWJ : 10 December 2017), Juan Antonio Ruiz and George Flores, 29 Aug 1858; citing Marriage, citing Bexar, Texas, United States, Texas State Library, Archives Division, and various Texas county clerks; FHL microfilm 24,918.


"United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MXF1-82G : 12 December 2017), Juan A Ruis, 1860.


"United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MFFL-L1N : 15 July 2017), Juan A Ruiz, Precinct 3, Bexar, Texas, United States; citing enumeration district ED 21, sheet 285D, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 1291; FHL microfilm 1,255,291.

by Herbert Tardy G2G6 Pilot (569k points)
selected by Rubén Hernández

Thanks for the star, Rubén!  smiley

Thank you both for the info.  I had two sources, I did not have the 1860 census.
You're welcome!  Juan is also on the Bexar County tax rolls, but I didn't find any clues leading to his early life in Mexico.

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